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Philosophy of a Specific Discipline: Philosophy of Medical Sciences

Philosophy of Medical Sciences is a specialisation of the MA programme in Philosophy of a Specific Discipline. The two-year Master’s programme in Philosophy of a Specific Discipline is intended for students in a particular academic discipline who are interested in the philosophical foundations and methodological aspects of that discipline.

For information about the objectives and general structure of the programme, the MA thesis and the requirements for graduation, please see the website of the MA in Philosophy of Specific Discipline. For a brief description of this specialisation click on ‘Informatie’ above.

Structure of the programme

First Year

  • 10 EC / MA course in Philosophy
  • 10 EC / MA course in Philosophy
  • 10 EC / Specialist MA course in Philosophy of Medical Sciences
  • 30 EC / MA courses in Medical Sciences

Second Year

  • 10 EC / Specialist MA course in Philosophy of Medical Sciences
  • 10 EC / MA courses in Medical Sciences
  • 10 EC / Literature Study in the area of the MA thesis
  • 30 EC / MA thesis

First Year / Second Year

The following MA courses in Philosophy and specialist MA courses in Philosophy of Medical Sciences are on offer in 2010-2011:

Vak EC Semester 1 Semester 2

Specialist courses in Philosophy of Medical Sciences

Filosofie, psychiatrie en neurowetenschappen 10

MA courses in Philosophy

The Vienna Circle and Logical Positivism 10
The Problem of Objectivity in History 10
Science and Humanities in the Ancient Philosophical Curriculum 10
Filosofie en literatuur II (HPS) 10
Rechtvaardigheid en macht: 16e-eeuwse politieke theorieën 10
Reasonable Disagreement 10
Nietzsche and Politics (EP) 10
Wijsgerige antropologie III 10
De revolutie in de kunst 10
Scientific Revolution 10
Language and the Mind 10
Contemporary Utilitarianism 10
Philosophy of Mind and Action 10
Filosofie van het internationale recht 10
Wijsgerige antropologie IV 10
Wikisofie 10

Meer info

Description

The specialisation Philosophy of Medical Science is focused on a broad range of questions: both social and ethical questions within the medical profession and issues that are related to the philosophy of science. More information will be available shortly.

Specialisation co-ordinator

Prof. dr. G. (Gerrit) Glas
glasg@xs4all.nl